Cheerleader Generation

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  • 2019
  • 1 Season
  • 7.6  (54)

Cheerleader Generation from Lifetime is an exhilarating and insightful docu-series that takes you inside the world of competitive cheerleading. Starring the charismatic Donna Martin and the seasoned Ryan O'Connor, the show documents the journey of two wildly different cheerleading teams, as they prepare to compete at the national championships in Dallas, Texas.

The first team featured on the show is the Lexington Catholic High School cheer squad from Lexington, Kentucky. Led by veteran coach Vanessa Hicks-Brinkley, this team is made up of hardworking and driven young women, who have their sights set on winning the coveted national championship. With rigorous training schedules and an unwavering dedication to the sport, the Lexington Catholic High School cheer squad is at the top of their game.

However, as we get to know the members of this team better, we start to see that there is more to their lives than just cheerleading. From dealing with personal issues at home to navigating the pressures of high school, each member has their own unique set of challenges to overcome. Cheerleader Generation shines a light on these personal struggles, painting a portrait of these young women that is both inspiring and relatable.

The second team featured on the show is the rival Louisville Valley All-Star cheer squad from Louisville, Kentucky. Under the guidance of head coach Ryan O'Connor, this team is a force to be reckoned with, boasting an impressive record of wins and championships. With a roster of talented and determined athletes, the Louisville Valley All-Stars are determined to reign supreme at the national championships.

Throughout the series, we get an in-depth look at the intense training regimes and grueling practices that these teams endure in the run-up to the big competition. From complex dance routines to gravity-defying stunts, each team member must be in top physical shape in order to perform at their best. Cheerleader Generation captures the energy and excitement of these training sessions, immersing viewers in the world of competitive cheerleading like never before.

Beyond the physical aspects of the sport, Cheerleader Generation also highlights the importance of teamwork, camaraderie, and sportsmanship. As we watch these teams push themselves to the limit, we also see the bonds of friendship and sisterhood that develop between team members. From celebrating each other's successes to supporting each other through the tough times, these young women show us what it truly means to be a team player.

Overall, Cheerleader Generation is a must-watch show for anyone who loves sports, competition or just wants to be inspired by the strength, determination, and resilience of young women. With its compelling storylines, engaging cast, and thrilling cheerleading action, this docu-series is sure to leave you cheering for more.

Cheerleader Generation is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (10 episodes). The series first aired on June 11, 2019.

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The Legacy Continues
10. The Legacy Continues
September 26, 2019
As both teams get back on the mat to prove they are better than their performances at Nationals, Ryan goes into labor three weeks early.
Shooting Stars or Falling Stars
9. Shooting Stars or Falling Stars
September 26, 2019
For the first time, Coach Donna heads to Nationals without the support of Ryan, who is home on bed rest. Determined to bring home a title three weeks before her first grandchild is born.
Hit or Ole Miss
8. Hit or Ole Miss
September 26, 2019
A very pregnant Coach Ryan shakes up the team by giving Jordan a coveted place on the nationals mat. Will Ryan's last-minute changes elevate the team.
Hope and Heartbreak
7. Hope and Heartbreak
September 26, 2019
The Ole Miss squad has one last performance to impress Coach Ryan before nationals. Jordan nails it this week but is it enough to convince Ryan.
Don't Lose Sleep Over It
6. Don't Lose Sleep Over It
September 26, 2019
Donna hopes for the title despite splitting her time with practice and throwing Ryan's baby shower.
Freshman vs. Freshman
5. Freshman vs. Freshman
July 9, 2019
The Ole Miss squad performs their full Nationals routine during half-time for the first time in front of an audience. Freshman center flyer Casey struggles with her stunts leaving coach Ryan frustrated and seriously considering giving freshman alternate Jordan a place on the Nationals mat instead. Meanwhile in Kentucky, coach Donna waters down Elissa's stunt to assure a win at this week's competition.
Pressure Is a Privilege
4. Pressure Is a Privilege
July 2, 2019
Coach Donna needs a win at Regionals in order to secure a spot at Nationals but worries that her girls aren't ready. The pressure becomes overwhelming for Maddie and Elissa, who both strive for perfection under the watchful eyes of their mothers. While at Ole Miss, Coach Ryan warns scholarship student Kevin that if his grades don't improve, he'll not only be off the mat, but he'll lose his scholarship.
3. Stunted
June 25, 2019
Coach Ryan works overtime to get the squad prepared to perform in front of a crowd at the Ole Miss basketball game. However, Jordan and Nick make it increasingly difficult when they continue to fight over their inability to execute their partner stunts. Meanwhile in Kentucky, Donna grows frustrated with her high schoolers who can't hit their stunts and debates on whether to water down the routines in order to succeed.
Tumbles and Tears
2. Tumbles and Tears
June 18, 2019
Donna prepares her squad for their final football game of the season, while Maddie struggles to perfect her tumbling under the eye of her mother who used to cheer for Donna when she was in High School.
The New Generation
1. The New Generation
June 11, 2019
Ryan, a former High School and College National Title Winning cheerleader and Donna, her legendary cheerleading coach mother, both hold cheerleading tryouts at their respective schools--Ole Miss University and Dunbar High School, in order to choose the best of the best who will help them get to the National Cheerleading Championship. Together, they hope to become the first mother/daughter coaching duo to win their division and make history. However, things become more challenging for Ryan when she finds out she's pregnant with her first child and due the same time as Nationals. How will she juggle her cheer career and pregnancy living in another state? Added pressure from the challenges facing their individual cheerleaders complicates the road to victory.
Where to Watch Cheerleader Generation
Cheerleader Generation is available for streaming on the Lifetime (US) website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Cheerleader Generation on demand at Philo, Amazon, Vudu, Sling, Google Play, Hoopla and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    June 11, 2019
  • IMDB Rating
    7.6  (54)